Research interests focus on European settlement in early Canada and on geographies of colonialism in early British Columbia.
Honours: Order of Canada; Fellow of The Royal Society of Canada; LL.D. honoris causa, York University
HARRIS, C. 2020 On Settler Colonialism. Vancouver: UBC Press
HARRIS, C. 2018 Ranch in the Slocan. Vancouver: Harbour Press
HARRIS, R.C. 2012 ‘The Spaces of Early Canada’ The Canadian Historical Review 91(4), 725-759
HARRIS, R.C. 2012 ‘A Life between Geography and History’ The Canadian Historical Review 93(3), 436-62
HARRIS, R.C. 2012 ‘The Native Land Policies of Governor James Douglas’ BC Studies 174, 101-122
HARRIS, R.C. 2011 Making Native Space: Colonialism, Resistance, and Reserves in British Columbia (Vancouver: UBC Press)